7 pages in length. Shopping has never been so fast and convenient as it is via the World Wide Web. Not only are people able to research large purchases such as televisions and furniture before making the commitment, but they are also afforded the luxury of buying groceries, personal items, gifts and a whole host of other commodities right from the comfort of their homes or offices. Indeed, the extent to which Internet shopping has increased consumer spending is something analysts have been tracking for the past several years, noting that the upward trend is clearly indicative of a convenience-driven society. However, anything so seemingly perfect must have at least one flaw, and Web shopping is no exception. Bibliography lists 10 sources.